Arts and traditional crafts featured on MIZUKAZE

The subtle techniques and spirit of Japanese culture add beautiful touches to your journey.

  • Bizen Ware Vase


    Okayama Prefecture

    ⋅ Bizen ware is a type of pottery made around Bizen City in Okayama Prefecture. It has a history of over 1,000 years, and is one of Japan’s Six Ancient Kilns.

  • Kazari Metal Fittings

    Morimoto Traditional Ornament Metalwork Co., Ltd

    Kyoto Prefecture

    ⋅ A traditional technique from Kyoto which has long been used for decorative purposes in Japanese architecture.
    ⋅ The design in each room differs.

    59 Yaoya-cho, Yobai-dori Nishinotoin Higashiiru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto City
  • Fishing boats in the sea off Washu Mountain (Photograph)


    Okayama Prefecture

    ⋅ The work of Yoichi MIDORIKAWA, a photographer who created scenic works full of light and color from his base in Okayama, is displayed in The Suite.

  • Shussai Kiln Pottery Tea Set

    Shussai Kiln

    Shimane Prefecture

    ⋅ Pottery made in the Shussai region of Shimane Prefecture.
    ⋅ Everyday items are made using local earth and glaze.

    3368 Shussai, Hikawa-cho, Izumo City, Shimane
  • Inshu Nakai Kiln Pottery

    Inshu Nakai Kiln

    Tottori Prefecture

    ⋅ Pottery made in a place called Nakai in Tottori Prefecture (Inshu is the old name of the region where Nakai is located).
    ⋅ It is dyed in characteristic colors of green, black and white

    243-5 Nakai, Kawahara-cho, Tottori City, Tottori
  • Nakata Hanger


    Hyogo Prefecture

    ⋅ Superb items which are handcrafted one at a time by artisans.
    ⋅ Made by a company with a history of over 70 years.

    92 Ebara, Hidaka-cho, Toyooka City, Hyogo
  • Shinnari Kama

    Seiwemon ONISHI

    Kyoto Prefecture

    ⋅ An original Shinnari Kama kettle by Seiwemon ONISHI, a kettle master and one of the “Senke Jisshoku”, which means the people who for hundreds of years have made the tea utensils of the Senke in Kyoto.

    Onishi Seiwemon Museum, 18-1 Kamanza-cho, Sanjo-dori Shinmachi Nishiiru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto City
  • Hagi Cut Glass

    HAGI-GLASS art studio

    Yamaguchi Prefecture

    ⋅ Hagi cut glass is a technique from the Edo period (1603-1868) which was once ceased, but has now been revived.
    ⋅ Original glasses and tumblers have been specially made for MIZUKAZE.

    1189-453 Oaza Chinto Koshigahama, Hagi City, Yamaguchi
  • Kirikane Glass

    Akane YAMAMOTO

    Kyoto Prefecture

    ⋅ Kirikane is a traditional Japanese technique of cutting gold leaf into fine threads and drawing patterns as it is applied.
    ⋅ It is a famous traditional industry of Kyoto City.


※The photographs are current at this time, but are subject to change.